Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

When I shall send upon them the evil arrows of famine, which shall be for their destruction, and which I will send to destroy you: and I will increase the famine upon you, and will break your staff of bread:

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Bible References

The evil

Deuteronomy 32:23
I will heap on them, calamities, - Mine arrows, will I spend upon them:
Psalm 7:13
But, for himself, hath he made ready the weapons so deadly, His arrows, he, so fiery, would make:
Psalm 91:5
Thou shalt not be afraid, Of the dread of the night, Of the arrow that flieth by day;
Lamentations 3:12
He hath trodden his bow, and set me up, as a mark for the arrow.

And will

Ezekiel 4:16
And he said unto me, Son of man Behold me! breaking the staff of bread in Jerusalem, So shall they eat bread by weight and with anxious care, And water by measure, and in astonishment, shall they drink:
Ezekiel 14:13
Son of man, When a land, shall sin against me by committing treachery, and I shall stretch out my hand against it, And break for it the staff of bread, And send thereon famine, And cut off therefrom man and beast,
Leviticus 26:26
When I have broken your staff of bread, then shall ten women bake your bread in one oven, And give back your bread by weight, - And ye shall eat and not be filled.
2 Kings 6:25
And there came to be, a great famine, in Samaria, and lo! they continued the siege against it, - until an ass's head was sold for eighty pieces of silver, and one pint of dove's dung for five pieces of silver.
Isaiah 3:1
For lo! the Lord, Yahweh of hosts, removing from Jerusalem and from Judah, The stay and staff, - The whole stay of bread, And the whole stay of water:

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Leviticus 26:26
When I have broken your staff of bread, then shall ten women bake your bread in one oven, And give back your bread by weight, - And ye shall eat and not be filled.
Jeremiah 24:10
and I will send among them, sword famine and pestilence, - until they are consumed from off the soil which I gave to them and to their fathers.